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'Alexa, bring me a beer from Prime Now' is now possible, and life is beautiful

'Alexa, bring me a beer from Prime Now' is now possible, and life is beautiful Here's another reason never to leave your house again: Amazon has launched Alexa voice shopping through its Prime Now service, which offers fast, free delivery in select cities in the U.So, if you're feeling like some junk food, you can just say "Alexa, order tortilla chips from Prime Now," and they'll arrive "within the next available two-hour deliver window," Amazon says.

Apple's new video app is part Snapchat, part iMovie and full of AI

Apple's new video app is part Snapchat, part iMovie and full of AI Quick: you want to make a casual, shareable video that's longer than 60 seconds, what app do you use?If you're drawing a blank (besides your phone's stock camera app) then you may have just made the case for Clips, Apple's new video app, which is due out in April.

The iPhone is finally going (RED)

The iPhone is finally going (RED) Yes, you can buy a ruby red iPhone 7 and feel pretty damn good about it, too.Choosing to finally do a (RED) iPhone is "a nice recognition of our partnership with the (RED) team in fighting HIV and Aids," said Apple VP of Marketing Greg Joswiak.

Ellen DeGeneres was hospitalized for the most Ellen DeGeneres reason ever

Ellen DeGeneres was hospitalized for the most Ellen DeGeneres reason ever I know what you're thinking—how can you host a show without the tip of your ring finger?I'm not going to let this beat me.

The Witcher 4 Rumors

The Witcher 4 Rumors The Witcher 4 is definitely happening, my uncle who works for Nintendo told me so.This is the gist of what we've been hearing through the grapevine over the last few days.

How to record Snapchat hands-free

How to record Snapchat hands-free Ever wish you could record a Snapchat video with no hands?)  Head over to the accessibility setting: Settings —> General —> Accessibility —> AssistiveTouch and enable AssistiveTouch.

New mobile banking app supports 11 languages besides English

New mobile banking app supports 11 languages besides English The app, Mera iMobile (my iMobile), supports 11 Indian languages (Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Odia, Bengali, Assamese Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam) and English.The Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app works on top of India's UPI mobile banking platform and uses a mobile number as the payment address.

George Clooney surprises 87-year-old fan with birthday flowers, melts hearts

George Clooney surprises 87-year-old fan with birthday flowers, melts hearts If ever you needed more proof that George Clooney is a hero among men, just cast your eyes over the photos below.Last week Pat Adams, a resident at Sunrise of Sonning care home in Reading, UK, celebrated her 87th birthday.

Butterbeer ice cream now exists in the muggle world and we are grateful

Butterbeer ice cream now exists in the muggle world and we are grateful The ice cream company has paid heed to J.Rowling's description of butterbeer's unique flavour, which she once described as "a little bit like less sickly butterscotch.

Reporter instantly regrets attempting to broadcast beside a large puddle

Reporter instantly regrets attempting to broadcast beside a large puddle If you decide to film a news report next to a very large puddle, there's only really one way things can end.On Monday, broadcast journalist Lauren Hewitt attempted to film a local news report about housing in Norwich.

Theresa May tells Vogue why 'gentleman' Donald Trump held her hand

Theresa May tells Vogue why 'gentleman' Donald Trump held her hand And, when photographs of Theresa May and Donald Trump holding hands emerged just days after Trump's inauguration, people on both sides of the Atlantic weren't sure what to make of it.In an interview with Vogue, May has broken her silence on the real reason she and Trump were spotted hand in hand back in January.

Why people are painting their faces green in Russia

Why people are painting their faces green in Russia Alexei Navalny is an anti-corruption blogger who over the years became opposition leader and leading critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.However, this time he didn't expect to be doused with a green antiseptic liquid.

Japan opens cafe with beds for naps, basically a dream come true

Japan opens cafe with beds for naps, basically a dream come true A new nap cafe has opened up in Tokyo's Harajuku district, part of a new collaboration between Nescafe and France Bed to mark World Sleep Day.The cafe, which is only open for a limited time at Nescafe Harajuku, houses ten plush beds from the Japanese bed maker, priced at a cool $9,000 each.

Turtle which needed surgery to remove a bellyful of coins has died

Turtle which needed  surgery to remove a bellyful of coins has died The Thai sea turtle that lived in a wishing pond and ate nearly 1,000 coins over the years has died.The 25-year-old turtle, named Omsin (Thai for "bank") was found with an engorged stomach full of coins back in February.

Arnold Schwarzenegger slams Donald Trump in 40 second Twitter rant

Arnold Schwarzenegger slams Donald Trump in 40 second Twitter rant The ongoing feud between Donald Trump and Arnold Schwarzenegger doesn't look like it's going to end anytime soon.Now you're in the thirties?

Watch this woman count money faster than a cash-counting machine

Watch this woman count money faster than a cash-counting machine This cashier from Shandong, eastern China, has gone viral after demonstrating her counting skills at a training session.She managed to count 550 notes of different denominations of yuan in 77 seconds, quite a feat considering that cash-counting machines do exist.

Bike-sharing companies are flooding the market, but this one insists its bikes are smartest

Bike-sharing companies are flooding the market, but this one insists its bikes are smartest One of China's largest bike-sharing firms, Mobike launched here on Tuesday, adding to the growing list of bike-sharing companies that have mushroomed.But this convenience has led to issues like theft and even vandalism in countries like China, with many hogging the bikes by locking them in their private compounds.

This emerging country is getting unhappier by the year

This emerging country is getting unhappier by the year 3-billion-strong country ranked 122 out of 155 countries, dropping four spots from a year ago.We found some other possible reasons for India's growing unhappiness.

Indian carriers fight over who has the fastest 4G internet

Indian carriers fight over who has the fastest 4G internet Reliance Jio, a six-month-old telecom operator from India’s richest man, has accused Airtel, the country's top telecom operator (for now) of misleading consumers by claiming to offer fastest 4G internet in the country.If you are in India, you’re probably already tired of seeing commercials by Airtel where it claims to be the fastest 4G internet service provider, citing data from Ookla, a Ziff Davis-owned firm that runs Speedtest.

Crowded city builds a train track running through an apartment block

Crowded city builds a train track running through an apartment block Residents of this apartment block in China have lived with an actual train going through the building for 11 years now.) All the same, the building's design seems to work remarkably well in mountainous and dense Chongqing, where builders say it was necessary to have the train go through the block.